Real Estate Investor, Author, Speaker, and TV Star

Welcome to Than Merrill’s official website and real estate blog. Learn about Than, his media appearances and connect with him on social media.

Than has over 15 years of professional experience in the real estate investment and lending industry. He is the founder and principal in several real estate investment companies and has been involved in over $1 billion of residential and commercial real estate investments.

In the last two years alone his companies have acquired over $300 million dollars worth of residential and commercial real estate around the country. Than’s residential real estate business, CT Homes LLC, redevelops between 25 to 40 properties at a time. His commercial real estate investment company, Equity Street Capital, acquires apartment communities, retail shopping centers, and office properties.

As a national real estate investment expert, Than has also starred on TV, authored multiple investment books, and has spoken at conferences around the country.

Than is also the founder of FortuneBuilders Inc. a real estate educational company that has trained thousands of real estate investors around the country and helped them start successful businesses.

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Than is the best-selling author of two real estate and business books. Check them out and pick up a copy!

How To Start An Unstoppable House Flipping Company

Starting your own house flipping company is nothing less than a huge undertaking; not only because it’s going to require a significant amount of hard work and determination, but also because of the implications it could have on the rest of your life. You see, few investing endeavors can realize a more lucrative future than a properly run house flipping company. It is worth noting, however, that success is fa …

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Than Merrill Reviews

Check out the wonderful reviews and testimonials that people have shared about Than. From his books, TV show, education and coaching, speaking engagements and his customers, Than is always humbled by the changes he has inspired in people's lives with real estate. He loves to hear from his students and fans and read about their inspiring stories.

"I am extremely impressed with The Real Estate Wholesaling Bible by Than Merrill. There’s a ton of value in this book. I actually put down the highlighter because I was highlighting every word and sentence. All I was doing was turning the interior pages yellow. Great book!"

Brian | Verified Buyer on Amazon

"I have been a real estate investor for 12 years now. I have purchased over 200+ properties and this book (The E-myth Real Estate Investor) was a breathe of fresh air. I highly recommend this book and in fact am working on getting my whole team a copy."

Jake H. | Verified Buyer on Amazon

"I just wanted to say thank you Than Merrill for an outstanding real estate education. I find the curriculum to be powerful, it is truly more than i expected. You not only gave us the systems and step-by-step instructions on how to build your business but you also implemented core values, time management, and the psychology behind the sales, something you didnt really have to do."

Michelle R. | Los Angeles, CA

"I'm addicted to this field. I LOVE IT, and my heart goes out to Than Merrill, the entire Fortune Builders team, and to the raw power of proven systems. I can smell success cooking ... I can't wait to taste it!"

Steven J. | Detroit, MI

"This one is for Than and the gang. I just wanted to say thank you to Than and the rest of the coaches. The information you guys present is awesome and I can't wait to start utilizing it."

Maggie K. | London, ON, Canada

"The most impressive aspect of FB is that it is THE most comprehensive Real Estate Investing course. And Than does it in a way that makes you look and act like a real professional. His insights on client relations are unique as I've never heard anyone else in the industry actually go into such detail to go over that."

BJ P. | Tolland, CT